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Category: Child Support

Acknowledgment Of Paternity

Published On: February 25, 2015

When someone signs the acknowledgment they become the legal father regardless of any genetic test, which also means, he is responsible for child support, daycare and medical expenses. These are only used when the parties are not married. You only get 60 days to rescind the acknowledgment. Do not sign the acknowledgement without a paternity test. If you sign one, try to get to a testing center with your child and get one done after the fact. If needed take the child during your parenting time without the mother’s knowledge. It is simpler and will save a lot more money… Read More

Child Support And The Holiday Season

Published On: October 2, 2013

If you have been in a mall lately, you can tell that Halloween is just around the corner. For divorced and separated parents, this is a reminder that the holiday season is coming quickly. With that, there will be costs for costumes for school plays, travel expenses for family gatherings, and of course…Christmas presents. For those who rely on court-ordered child support (as well as those pay such support) the holidays can be trying times. After all, raising a child is quite expensive, and the holidays contribute to the $217,000 to $500,000 most parents will spend in raising a child to age… Read More

Charlie Sheen To Pay Less In Child Support

Published On: September 25, 2013

In divorces and child custody cases, the issue of child support can be an emotionally charged and contentious issue. On the one hand, a child is expensive to raise. (One study estimated that the cost of raising a child to age 18 to be more than $300,000.) On the other hand, there are some custodial parents who treat support payments like extra income that is not usually spent on the child. This infuriates people who are required to pay support. Nevertheless, it is public policy in the state of Nebraska that both parents are responsible for the financial support of… Read More

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